Trap Program

Animal Services Trap Program is focused on prevention of rabies carrier animals coming in contact with companion animals and humans.

Live traps are a humane tool to capture and relocate wild or domestic animals. However, setting a live trap means accepting responsibility for the animal’s well being until the animal has been relocated by an Abilene Animal Services officer.

Trapping Process

  • Be sure you will be available to check the trap several times daily.
  • Keep in mind the Animal Shelter’s trapping hours of operations are 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. A trap will not be serviced after 3:00 pm and will not be picked up Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays.
  • Research information about the animal you intend to catch.